World Archery lifts suspension on India with conditions
Indian archers are now free to compete under the national flag and focus on their preparations for Tokyo Olympics.
Pullela Gopichand blames Prakash Padukone for encouraging Saina Nehwal to leave Hyderabad
Saina's decision to join Padukone's facility in Bengaluru in 2014 wasn't beneficial for the player, Gopichand reveals in new book.
Bryan Habana: World Cup legacy can lead to Olympic gold
Bryan Habana believes South Africa's stunning Rugby World Cup triumph in Japan can inspire a generation to Olympic rugby sevens gold in Tokyo next year.
Kenya eyes jail sentences for athletes caught doping
Kenyan athletes are known especially for their long- and middle-distance running prowess, but the East African nation has been caught up in a string of doping scandals over the past five years.
UK Athletics to review handling of Nike Oregon Project probe
UK Athletics (UKA) has commissioned an independent review into the way an investigation looking at body's relationship with the Nike Oregon Project (NOP) was handled
Archers Deepika Kumari and Ankita Bhakat secure Olympic quota
Deepika Kumari struck gold, while Ankita Bhakat picked up silver at the Continental Qualification Tournament held on the sidelines of the Asian Championships.
- Date of birth
Olympic Games (4 medals: 2 gold, 2 silver)
- 100m: 1st (2008, 2012)
- 200m : 2nd (2012)
- 4x100m relay: 2nd (2012)
World Championships (9 medals: 7 gold, 2 silver)
- 100m: 1st (2009, 2013, 2015)
- 200m: 1st (2013)
- 4x100m relay: 1st (2009, 2013, 2015), 2nd (2007, 2011)
World Indoor Championships (1 medal: 1 gold)
- 60m : 1st (2014)
Third time's a charm
Two-time reigning Olympic champion in the women's 100m, Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will be going for an unprecedented triple in Rio.
Another gold medal would see the 29-year-old surpass American duo Wyomia Tyus (1964-1968) and Gail Devers (1992-1996), the only other women to manage successive titles in the most prestigious of sprint events.
Also a triple world champion in the 100m (2009, 2013, 2015), the diminutive Fraser-Pryce (1.52m) grew up in a deprived area of Kingston; it was a difficult childhood which shaped her character, and gave her an iron will to succeed. "You have a talent," she was told by her mother Maxine, "go and use it". Mission accomplished.
|1||Women's 100m, Round 1||10.96 Q|
|1||Women's 100m, Round 1, Heat 4||10.96 Q|
|1||Women's 100m, Semifinal||10.88 Q|
|1||Women's 100m, Semifinal, Semifinal 2||10.88 Q|
|3||Women's 100m, Final||10.86|
|Women's 4 x 100m Relay||41.36|
|2||Women's 4 x 100m Relay, Round 1||41.79 Q|
|1||Women's 4 x 100m Relay, Round 1, Heat 1||41.79 Q|
|2||Women's 4 x 100m Relay, Final||41.36|
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2